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Engemycin Spray 200ml

Item Number: ENGEMYCS

Engemycin Spray 200ml
  • 200ml

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    £ 9.75

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Description

Uses:
For the treatment of the following infections caused by, or associated with, organisms sensitive to oxytetracycline in cattle, sheep and pigs:

-Treatment of foot infections caused in particular by: Dichelobacter nodosus, Fusobacterium necrophorum and other Fusobacterium spp., and Bacteroides spp.

-Supporting treatment of superficial wound infections following surgery or physical injuries, e.g., tail biting in pigs, scratches and abrasions.

Dosage and administration:
For topical use only.


Data Sheets

Engemycin® Spray, 25mg/ml, cutaneous spray, suspension for cattle, sheep and pigs Species:Cattle, Pigs, Sheep

Therapeutic indication:Pharmaceuticals: Antimicrobials: Topical preparations: Skin

Active ingredient:Oxytetracycline Hydrochloride

Product:Engemycin® Spray, 25mg/ml, cutaneous spray, suspension for cattle, sheep and pigs

Product index:Engemycin® Spray, 25mg/ml

Cattle - milk:Zero hours

Cattle - meat:Zero days

Sheep - meat:Zero days

Pig - meat:Zero days

Qualitative and quantitative composition

Each ml contains

Active substance:

Oxytetracycline hydrochloride 25.00 mg

(equivalent to oxytetracycline 23.15 mg

Excipients:

Patent blue V (E131) 1.25 mg

For the full list of excipients, see section “Pharmaceutical particulars”.

Pharmaceutical form

Cutaneous spray, suspension

Green to green-blue suspension

Clinical particulars

Target Species

Cattle, sheep and pigs

Indications for use

For the treatment of the following infections caused by, or associated with, organisms sensitive to oxytetracycline in cattle, sheep and pigs:

Treatment of foot infections caused in particular by: Dichelobacter nodosus, Fusobacterium necrophorum and other Fusobacterium spp., and Bacteroides spp.

Supporting treatment of superficial wound infections following surgery or physical injuries, e.g., tail biting in pigs, scratches and abrasions.

Contraindications

Do not use for treatment of teats in order to prevent the product from getting into milk.

Do not use in animals in cases of hypersensitivity to oxytetracycline or to any of

the excipients.

Special warnings for each target species

None.

Special precautions for use

The animals should be treated in a well ventilated area.

Do not spray in or near the eyes.

Use of the product should be based on susceptibility testing of the bacteria isolated

from the animal. If this is not possible, therapy should be based on local (regional,

farm level) epidemiological information about susceptibility of the target bacteria.

Operator warnings

Because of the risk of sensitisation and contact dermatitis, the user should avoid skin contact. Wear appropriate impermeable gloves whilst handling the product.

Because of risk of eye irritation, contact with the eyes should be avoided.

Protect the eyes and face.

Do not spray on a naked flame or any incandescent material.

Do not pierce or burn the container, even after use.

Avoid inhaling vapours.

Apply the product in the open air or in a well ventilated area.

Wash hands after use.

Do not eat or smoke whilst administering the product.

In case of accidental ingestion or in case of contact with eyes, seek medical advice immediately and show the label to the physician.

Adverse Reactions

None known.

Use during pregnancy or lactation

Can be used during pregnancy and lactation.

Interactions

None known.

Amounts to be administered and administration route

For topical use only.

Shake well before use. The spray container is suitable to be used in upright and inverted positions. Before application properly clean the surface to be treated, spray the product for 1-2 seconds, at a distance of 15-20 cm, until the area has a homogeneous colour. Repeat the treatment every 12 hours for 1 to 3 days, depending on the healing process.

To achieve the best results in case of pedal lesions the following instructions are recommended:

  • fully clean the foot area, completely removing foreign material, exudates and necrotic tissue
  • keep the animal on dry ground for 12 hours after each application.
  • Overdose

    None known.

    Withdrawal periods

    Cattle, sheep:

    Meat and offal: Zero days

    Milk: Zero hours

    Pigs:

    Meat and offal: Zero days

    Stained part of the pig skin must be removed prior to the rest of the animal being used for human consumption.

    Pharmacological particulars

    ATC Vet Code: QD06AA03

    Pharmacotherapeutic group

    Antibiotics for topical use, tetracyclines

    Pharmacodynamic properties

    Oxytetracycline is produced by fermentation of Streptomyces rimosus.

    It possesses broad spectrum antimicrobial activity against a wide range of Gram +ve and Gram -ve bacteria including target pathogens Dichelobacter nodosus, Fusobacterium necrophorum and other Fusobacterium spp., and Bacteroides spp.,.

    Oxytetracycline is bacteriostatic and acts by inhibiting protein synthesis within the cell.

    Pharmacokinetic particulars

    When administered topically, oxytetracycline absorption is negligible and the drug comes into direct contact with bacteria on the skin and in superficial lesions on external body surfaces. The marker dye indicates the extent of the treated area.

    Pharmaceutical particulars

    Excipients

    Patent Blue V (E131)

    Polysorbate 80

    Isopropyl alcohol

    Mixture of hydrocarbons on butane basis (n-butane. isobutane, propane), with denaturant

    Major incompatibilities

    None known.

    Shelf life

    Shelf life of the veterinary medicinal product as packaged for sale: 2 years.

    Special precautions for storage

    Pressurised container: protect from sunlight and do not expose to temperatures exceeding 50°C. Keep away from sources of ignition - No smoking.

    Immediate packaging

    Pressurised lacquered aluminium spray container containing in each 200 ml pack 5 g oxytetracycline hydrochloride and a blue colourant. The spraying valve consists of lacquered tinplate and different plastic materials and enables the container to be operated in upright and inverted positions.

    Disposal

    Any unused veterinary medicinal product or waste materials derived from such veterinary medicinal products should be disposed of in accordance with local requirements.

    Marketing Authorisation Holder (if different from distributor)

    Marketing Authorisation Number

    UK: Vm 01708/4545

    Significant changes

    Date of the first authorisation or date of renewal

    13 October 2009

    Date of revision of the text

    August 2020.

    Any other information

    For animal treatment only. Keep out of the sight and reach of children.

    Legal category

    Legal category:POM-V

    Delivery

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    Under £49.00No weight limit£4.50
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    Overseas orders

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    Prescription Items

    Prescription items will be sent on receipt of a valid signed and dated prescription.

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    We offer a pickup service for orders placed over the phone.

    Please ring us on 01833 641112 for more information.

    Refrigerated Items

    Refrigerated items will be sent by carrier or Royal Mail with coolpacks unless you pay for a premium for a refrigerated delivery. We will contact you prior to despatch for your instructions.

    Returns

    We want you to be completely satisfied with any purchase. If not any item* can be returned to us within 14 days of receipt for exchange or refund Please give us a ring for a returns number on 01833 641112 or alternatively email [email protected] to obtain a returns number.

    *Due to legal requirements medicines may not be returned except to correct an error in despatch or in response to an "official recall". If an item is believed to be faulty it should be returned for inspection and it may be necessary to forward it to the manufacturers for testing before replacements or refunds can be authorised. This does not infringe legal rights. Please contact our customer services for a "Returns Number" which must appear on the outside of the package or it will not be accepted. We advise customers to use an insured method of shipping and to retain proof of despatch. We may refuse returns on products specially obtained or manufactured to order. Items must be returned unsoiled and unused and sent adequately packed and carriage paid.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is it okay for treating a cut chicken?

    This is a prescription only medicine, please speak to your veterinary surgeon. 

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